Alexander Lodygin

1847 - 1923

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Alexander Nikolayevich Lodygin, known after immigration to US as Alexandre de Lodyguine (Russian: Александр Николаевич Лодыгин; 18 October 1847 – 16 March 1923) was a Russian electrical engineer and inventor, one of the inventors of the incandescent light bulb. Alexander Nikolayevich Lodygin was born in Stenshino village, Tambov Governorate, Russian Empire. His parents were of a very old and noble family (descendants of Andrei Kobyla like Romanovs), but of very moderate means. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Lodygin has received more than 85,863 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Alexander Lodygin is the 184th most popular engineer (up from 185th in 2019), the 987th most popular biography from Russia (down from 975th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Russian Engineer.

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Among engineers, Alexander Lodygin ranks 184 out of 325Before him are Paul Mauser, Michel Chevalier, Anton Flettner, Kelly Johnson, Jacques Antoine Charles Bresse, and Giuseppe Colombo. After him are Agustín de Betancourt, Louis Dollo, Mikhail Koshkin, Anousheh Ansari, Arthur Morin, and Antoine Nicolas Duchesne.

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Among people born in 1847, Alexander Lodygin ranks 48Before him are Millicent Fawcett, Giuseppe Giacosa, Agathe Backer Grøndahl, Pavel Yablochkov, Kálmán Mikszáth, and Oku Yasukata. After him are Émile Faguet, Frederick Arthur Bridgman, Hiệp Hòa, Charles Renard, Koos de la Rey, and Chiquinha Gonzaga. Among people deceased in 1923, Alexander Lodygin ranks 61Before him are Louis Couperus, Semyon Alapin, Andrés Avelino Cáceres, Fritz Mauthner, Hermes da Fonseca, and Charles Proteus Steinmetz. After him are George Hendrik Breitner, Kadambini Ganguly, Ruy Barbosa, Ernst Otto Beckmann, Stojan Protić, and Takeo Arishima.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Alexander Lodygin ranks 987 out of 2,688Before him are Boris Barnet (1902), Olena Teliha (1906), Yuri Artyukhin (1930), Nikolai Tcherepnin (1873), Ruslan Khasbulatov (1942), and Pyotr Bolotnikov (1930). After him are Vasily Rozanov (1856), Yevgeny Khrunov (1933), Matvei Platov (1753), Alexey Bestuzhev-Ryumin (1693), Yegor Gaidar (1956), and Mikhail Prishvin (1873).

Among ENGINEERS In Russia

Among engineers born in Russia, Alexander Lodygin ranks 23Before him are Yevgeny Dragunov (1920), Georgy Shpagin (1897), Mikhail Yangel (1911), Gotthilf Hagen (1797), Alexei Tupolev (1925), and Vitaly Abalakov (1906). After him are Vasily Mishin (1917), Vladimir Petlyakov (1891), Semyon Lavochkin (1900), Alexey Sudayev (1912), Alexander Mikulin (1895), and Nikolay Kamov (1902).